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A Study of Pentamidine in the Prevention of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES (NIAID) · Aug 30, 2001

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Trial Information

Current as of March 05, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Aids Related Opportunistic Infections Pneumonia, Pneumocystis Carinii Pentamidine Nebulizers And Vaporizers Lung Administration, Inhalation Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Zidovudine

Description

The specific system that is used to deliver PEN to the lungs may determine whether a therapeutically effective dose is attained in the lungs. Therefore, this study will establish the amount of PEN that is deposited in the lungs of patients enrolled in protocols ACTG 021 and ACTG 081, who are being treated with PEN administered from the Marquest Respirgard II nebulizer. Approximately 4 weeks after patients in ACTG 021 and ACTG 081 have begun PEN aerosol therapy for the prevention of PCP, patients undergo the first radioactive aerosol study. The patient inhales a mist while sitting with his/...

Gender

All

Eligibility criteria

  • Inclusion Criteria
  • Concurrent Treatment:
  • Allowed:
  • Local radiation for Kaposi's sarcoma.
  • Patients who successfully completed a course of study therapy for acute Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) and who met the inclusion criteria for Protocol ACTG 021 or ACTG 081 and were randomized to the aerosolized pentamidine arm.
  • Patients who are currently receiving aerosolized pentamidine as prophylactic therapy for PCP.
  • Exclusion Criteria
  • The following patients are excluded:
  • Those enrolled in ACTG 021 and randomized to the oral prophylaxis arm.
  • Those enrolled in ACTG 081 and randomized to the trimethoprim / sulfamethoxazole and dapsone arms.
  • Prior Treatment:
  • Excluded within 2 weeks of study entry:
  • Transfusions of blood or red blood cells.
  • Co-Existing Condition:
  • Significant adverse effects.
  • Active substance abuse.

Attachments

readout_NCT00001003_2024-03-05.pdf

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NCT00001003_study_protocol.pdf

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About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

JC

Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Locations

Stony Brook, New York, United States

People applied

Timeline

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